We contribute to the long-term economic independence and prosperity of our Limited Partners and our citizens by developing profitable business ventures, economic development opportunities, and advancing employment and livelihood for our Nations and citizens in a manner consistent with the Nehiyaw (Cree), Dakota, Nakota, Lakota, and Anishinaabe (Saulteaux) Nations teachings.
Our Nations exercise their inherent rights and sovereignty through financial independence.
FHQ Developments is guided by both Treaty principles and business management principles
First Nation equity ownership.
Partnership and collaboration, relationship building.
Sustainable, long-term, diversified investments that lead to wealth creation.
Corporate differentiation - proud and vibrant First Nation business.
FHQ Developments' focus and inspiration comes from the Treaty Principles as conveyed by our Elders. These principles form the basis of how we expect to conduct our business relationships.
Miyo-wîcêhtowin - ‘The Principal of Getting Along Well with Others, Good Relations, Expanding the Circle’
Miskâsowin - ‘Finding One’s Sense of Origin and Belonging’, Finding “One’s Self” or Finding “One’s Centre”
Wîtaskêwin - ‘Living Together on the Land’
Pimâcihowin - ‘Making a Living’
Tâpwêwin - ‘Speaking the truth or Speaking with Precision and Accuracy’
Askîwipicihowascikêwina - ‘Setting into Place Arrangements for Livelihood, Living and Evolving Treaty Rights’
Service to our Nations and Citizens – a central value and focus that guides our actions is to serve and be responsive to the collective economic identity and interests of our Nations and citizens economic needs.
Integrity, Honesty, and Truthfulness – we promote an environment of honesty, integrity, personal responsibility and accountability, and trust. We commit to come together in a “good way”, as based on the cultural teachings of our Elders. We acknowledge and commit that our interactions are relational, and not solely transactional. Our honesty and integrity encompass the due diligence and transparency with which we engage our Limited Partners, Nations and citizens, and stakeholders.
Mutual Consideration and Benefit – our interactions are guided by the objectives of reciprocity, equity, and the benefit of shared mutual goals. We are thoughtful and diligent in our interactions and pursue the development of true partnerships that reflect, advance, and uphold our shared ideals.
Inclusion and Diversity – we believe in the strengths and benefits that accrue from being inclusive and encouraging diversity.
Sustainability – we take a balanced, thoughtful, and comprehensive approach to business growth and partnership development. We pursue and nurture long-term priorities and relationships that provide a continuum of outcomes for our Limited Partners, Nations, and citizens.
Pride – we demonstrate pride in our Nations, our businesses, and our people.
Innovative and Versatile – we encourage creativity, innovation, and adaptability to change. We are relentless in our pursuits, and open-minded to new ways of thinking and opportunities.